About Active Integrated Medical Center
Dr. Mary Kashurba, MD
Dr. Kashurba received her Bachelor of Science from Ursinus College and her Doctorate from The Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine. With board certifications from the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the American Board of Integrative Holistic Medicine, and 30 years of experience, Dr. Kashurba brings vast knowledge and new perspective to the practice of Integrated Healthcare. Active Integrated Medical Center is proud to welcome Dr. Kashurba to our team.
Nurse Practitioner Colleen Curran, MSN. CRNP
Colleen is a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner who grew up in the Montgomery County. Colleen received her Master’s degree as a Family Nurse Practitioner from Herzing University with practical experience all over the Lehigh Valley and parts of the Montgomery County. Colleen obtained her Bachelors of Nursing at Cedar Crest College and has vast experience as a registered nurse in orthopedic care, interventional radiology and home care services. Her love and introduction into the medical field was sparked by an elective course in high school, supporting her fellow medically challenged students. Her desire to support those as a whole is what drives her passion to provide holistic care that considers not only the physical aspects of one’s illness, but the emotional and spiritual aspects as well.
Dr. Joseph M. Childs, DC, DACNB
Dr. Joseph Childs is a Board Certified Chiropractic Neurologist. He studied post graduate functional neurology at the Carrick Institute of Neurology Carrick Institute and was certified by the American Chiropractic Neurology Board ACNB . Dr. Childs has been treating patients since graduating from Life University School of Chiropractic with Honors (Magna Cum Laude) in 1997. In September of 1999 he along with Dr. Charles Durr founded Corrective Chiropractic Neurology and Spinal and Functional Medicine Center.
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Along with his undergraduate studies at Penn State University in Exercise Physiology/Sports Medicine and his Doctoral Training in Chiropractic, he has accumulated over 1000 hours in Post Doctorate Education. His Post-Doctoral training is in Functional Neurology, Concussion and Minor Traumatic Brain Injury, Childhood Neuro-Develomental/ Pediatrics, Spinal Rehabilitation/Biomechanics, Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression Therapy, and Clinical Nutrition. His Functional Neurology studies include traumatic brain injury, childhood neurodevelopmental disorders, Reflexogenic Systems, Autonomic Nervous System, Cerebellar Corticies, Lobes of the Brain, the Brain and its Environment, Cranial Nerves, Neurological Diagnosis, Eye lights, Sensory systems, Pain Research, Facial Pain, Motor Systems, and Childhood Behavioral Disorders. Dr. Childs is a Certified Interactive Metronome provider. Along with family wellness Dr. Childs is an expert in treating chronic conditions such as fibromyalgia, dizziness, herniated discs, peripheral neuropathy, migraine headaches, traumatic brain injury as well as childhood neurological conditions such as ADD, ADHD and autistic spectrum disorder. Dr. Childs resides in Downingtown with his wife Nichole and their 3 children.
Dr. Charles H. Durr, DC
Dr. Durr grew up in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, a town with excellent community sports programs. Participating nearly year round in many sports was the norm, as was the many injuries associated with participation. One injury in particular resulted in Dr. Durr’s first introduction to chiropractic. A dislocated shoulder and severe neck sprain was expertly treated by Dr. Durr’s first chiropractic mentor, Dr. Robert Menokian. Dr. Menokian was the president of the American Chiropractic Associations Sports Council. His expertise in chiropractic not only helped Dr. Durr to heal from this serious injury but also enabled him participate in his sports at a high level of performance for Widener University’s soccer team. He attributes his academic All-American honors to Dr. Menokian. Dr. Durr’s deep respect for chiropractic continued while pursuing a career in the restaurant business. After experiencing the long hours in restaurants Dr. Durr decided that it was time for a career change and enrollment in chiropractic school.
After graduating from Life University, Dr Durr took a position as an associate doctor with a chiropractic office in Philadelphia. This particular chiropractic office was affiliated with a fitness center. This gave Dr. Durr the opportunity to work with patients who suffered from various sports injuries.
While in college Dr. Durr became involved with a chiropractic technique called Chiropractic Biophysics. This is an advanced spinal corrective technique in chiropractic that not only offers patients pain relief but also builds postural and spinal correction. It was during college that Dr. Durr and fellow classmate Dr. Joseph Childs had the opportunity to take post-graduate courses taught by the technique’s founder Dr. Don Harrison.
In Sept 1999 Dr. Durr and Dr Childs opened Corrective Chiropractic together, an office focusing on postural and spinal correction using Chiropractic Biophysics as the primary technique. Since then Corrective Chiropractic has grown into a large chiropractic office serving many families in Chester County. Practice members are from all walks of life, ranging from pediatric to geriatric and athletic patients. Dr. Durr’s life purpose and the mission of the entire Corrective Chiropractic team is to educate and adjust as many families as possible toward extraordinary health using natural chiropractic care. To fulfill this purpose Dr. Durr has given many healthy living workshops at many companies in Chester County including — Vanguard, Siemens, Chester County Adult Care, QVC, to name a few. Dr. Durr is always working to improve the quality of service and care provided at Corrective Chiropractic with a continued focus on post-graduate education that brings the latest advances in chiropractic to his patients. One such advance is bringing Spinal Decompression Therapy to Corrective Chiropractic. This is an advanced technique that has brought incredible results in pain relief to patients with severe low back pain from degenerative discs and herniated or bulging discs.
Dr. Durr lives in Downingtown, close to Marsh Creek. He can often be found during his free time with his father pursing a hobby they are both passionate about, fishing. Fortunately for his patients and staff he still enjoys cooking, which he does on a regular basis and is always willing to share. During the winter months at Corrective Chiropractic Dr. Durr’s soup nights and always looked forward to by both the patients and the staff.